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FRV Mara 5/60

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier5/60
Cruise period1960-05-16 — 1960-05-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMallaig, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Seining was resumed on the 19/05/1960
2) ''Mara'' and ''Clupea'' co-operated in a Bull Trawling a system
3) Measurements of winch and engine performance were made during all hauls of anchor seining
Chief scientistW Dickson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 5/60 cruise report mara4and5_60.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: The seine net gear was shot in and open sided rectangle rather then a traingle, with the co-operation of Clupea. This pair shooting was quite successful.
Gear researchQuantity: number of experiments = 3
Description: New equipment was installed and the ship returned to the Moray Firth. The steel warp the gear came fast in 3 trails.